PHD HISTORY OF ART | UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH | 2013 – 2018
· Supervisor: Heather Pulliam
· External Examiner: Catherine Karkov
MA HISTORY OF ART | UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA | 2012 – 2013
· Degree: 2.1
BA | DICKINSON COLLEGE | 2008 – 2012
· Major: Medieval and Early Modern Studies; Minor: Art and Art History
· GPA: 3.88
FELLOW, SOCIETY OF ANTIQUARIES OF SCOTLAND.
MEMBER, INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EARLY MEDIEVAL ENGLAND.
MEMBER, SOCIETY FOR MEDIEVAL FEMINIST SCHOLARSHIP.
MEMBER, MEDIEVAL ACADEMY OF AMERICA.
HONOURS & GRANTS
JOHN MONTGOMERY SCHOLARSHIP FOR LEADERSHIP AND SERVICE [$40,000] | Dickinson College | August 2008.
PHI BETA KAPPA HONOR SOCIETY | Dickinson College | May 2009.
ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA HONOR SOCIETY | Dickinson College | May 2012.
DEPARTMENTAL HONORS FOR SENIOR THESIS Choirs, Corbels, and Conquerors: The English Monastic Cathedral and the Normans | Dickinson College | May 2012.
MAGNA CUM LAUDE | Dickinson College | May 2012.
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE OF THE YEAR | University of East Anglia Union Council | May 2013.
HISTORY OF ART SCHOLARSHIP [£36,000] | University of Edinburgh | September 2013.
INNOVATIVE LEARNING WEEK EVENT GRANT [£300] | University of Edinburgh | February 2016.
TEAM CHOICE AWARD | Festival of Creative Learning | University of Edinburgh | February 2016.
CONFERENCE GRANT FOR GARDENS & ENCLOSURES [£200] | Society of Antiquaries of Scotland| May 2016.
NOMINATION FOR BEST PERSONAL TUTOR | University of Edinburgh | March 2016.
FESTIVAL OF CREATIVE LEARNING EVENT GRANT [£670] | University of Edinburgh | February 2017 and February 2018.
ADJUNCT | Art & Design, University of Tampa | January 2020 – Present
FACULTY & STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER | Edinburgh Centre of Arcadia University | August 2018 — May 2019
INSTRUCTOR | Place-Making and Making Places, Ohio University Summer School at the University of Edinburgh | May 2016; June 2017; June 2019
HISTORY OF ART I TUTOR | University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art | September 2014—August 2017
PROJECT CHAIR| Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project | Edinburgh College of Art | February 2016 — June 2019 | Advisor from June 2019
VOLUNTEER | DigIt!| March 2015 — May 2019
EDUCATION INTERN | Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL | May—August 2012
SCHOOLS TEAM VOLUNTEER |Norwich Cathedral | January 2011—June 2011; September 2012—August 2013
EDUCATION INTERN | The Trout Gallery, Dickinson College | December 2009—May 2012
EDUCATION INTERN | Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts | May 2009—July 2009
Western Michigan University | International Congress on Medieval Studies | 10-15 May 2021 | Glittering Letters & Black Milk: The Illustrated Psychomachia in England, c. 1000. **Originally accepted for the 2020 Congress which was cancelled due to Covid-19.
New College of Florida | The New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies | 12- 14 March 2020 | Glittering Letters & Sinful Illustrations: The Anglo-Saxon Illustrated Psychomachia (** Cancelled due to Covid-19)
Indiana University | Medieval Studies Symposium | 6-7 March 2020 | Visualizing the Past: Understanding the Materiality of Manuscripts through Fiction.
Cardiff, Wales | All Souls Convention| 2 & 3 August 2019 |’What’s So Special About This Manuscript?:’ A Crash Course in the Manuscripts of the All Souls Universe.
University of Leeds | International Medieval Congress| July 2019 | Visualising Skin: Understanding the Materiality of Manuscripts through Fiction.
British Library | Manuscripts in Anglo-Saxon England: A Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium on the Book Culture of Early Medieval England Before 1100 |15 December 2018 |The Psychomachiain Late Anglo-Saxon England: Transmission, Adaptation, and Manipulation.
Science History Institute (Philadelphia, PA, USA) | All Souls Convention| 10-12 August 2018 | A Meander Through the Art & Manuscripts of the All Souls World [Recording and slides available here].
University of Edinburgh | Illuminating the Dark Ages: Manuscript Art and Knowledge in the Early Medieval World | 28-29 June 2018 | Illuminating the Woman in Late Anglo-Saxon England: Images of Femininity and the Female Body.
University of Leeds | Institute for Medieval Studies | 4-6 May 2018 | Æthelthryth as Relic and Picture: Un(Seeing) the Saintly Female Body in Late Anglo-Saxon England.
University of Oxford | Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship | 8-10 January 2018 | Vice & Virtue as Woman?: The Iconography of Gender Identity in the Late Anglo-Saxon Psychomachia Manuscripts.
University of Glasgow |Eighth International Insular Art Conference | July 2017 | Peopling Anglo-Saxon England: Depictions of Motherhood in Late Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts.
University of Edinburgh | Late Antique & Medieval Postgraduate Society | 27 March 2017 | Transcending the Soul/Body: Female Personification in the Anglo-Saxon Psychomachia Manuscripts.
University of Durham | Embodying Life & Death: The Body in Anglo-Saxon England | 22 October 2016, Æthelthryth as the Reformed Church: Picturing the Saintly Body in the Late Tenth Century.
University of St Andrews | Archaeology Society | 6April 2016 | Past, Present, and Future: Built Heritage on Screen.
Scottish Tourist Guides Association: Highlands & Island Branch| Continuing Professional Development Workshop | 29 November 2015 and 24 January 2016 | An Authentic Scotland?: Outlander & Heritage.
University of Edinburgh | Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies | 13 October 2015 | Marriage, Motherhood, and the (Un)Righteous Woman: The Old English Hexateuch as Visual Guide to Virtuous Female Behaviour in Late Anglo-Saxon England.
University of Cambridge | Cambridge Colloquium in Anglo-Saxon, Norse, & Celtic|7 February 2015 | Remove You from the Burning Desire of Lust: St Æthelthryth as Virgin, Mother, and Queen.
University of Edinburgh | Late Antique & Medieval Postgraduate Society | 3 November 2014 | The Iconography of Queenly Identity: The Balthild Ring Bezel & the Depiction of Coitus.
University of East Anglia | School of Art History and World Art, Postgraduate Seminar | 12 December 2013 | St Æthelwold’s Women: The Benedictional of St Æthelwold and the Depiction of the Virgin/Mother Dichotomy in Anglo-Saxon England.
Peer Reviewed Publications
‘The Correct Path to Heaven: Motherhood & Mothering in English Manuscript Art, c. 970 to 1030.’ in Peopling Insular Art: Practice, Performance, Perception (Proceedings of the Eighth International Insular Art Conference (Glasgow, 2017), eds. Cynthia Thickpenny, Katherine Forsyth, Jane Geddes, and Kate Matis. Oxbow Books: July 2020.
“VICE & VIRTUE AS WOMAN?: THE ICONOGRAPHY OF GENDER IDENTITY IN THE LATE ANGLO-SAXON PSYCHOMACHIA ILLUSTRATIONS.” Medieval Feminist Forum 55.1 (2019), 42-63. [Available Open Access.]
‘The Mothering Body: Women, Motherhood and the Body in Late Anglo-Saxon England.’ in More Fuss About the Body: New Medievalists’ Perspectives. Edited by Leah Pope Parker and Stephanie Grace-Petinos. [In Progress].
“REBELLING HEROINES: AHSOKA, SABINE, AND HERA IN STAR WARS REBELS.” in Fourth Wave Feminism in Science Fiction & Fantasy: Volume 2. Essays on Television Representation, 2013-2019. Edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel. Jefferson: McFarland and Co: 2019.
“A LOVE LETTER TO SCOTLAND:” THE CREATION & CONCEPTION OF HERITAGE, in Adoring Outlander: Essays on Fandom, Genre, and the Female Audience. Edited by Valerie Estelle Frankel. Jefferson: McFarland and Co: February 2016.
Digital Publications & Blogs
‘Heritage. Social Media. Fandom.’ Scottish Heritage Social Media Group. June 2017. https://scottishheritagesocialmediagroup.wordpress.com/2017/06/07/heritage-social-media-fandom/.
The Art History of All Souls: Exploring the Art of the All Souls Trilogy. From August 2018. www.thearthistoryofallsouls.com.
Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project. March 2016 – February 2018. www.edinburghmedievalpigmentproject.com.
In Development Publications
The Psychomachia in England, c. 800 – 1066: Gender, Glittering Letters, and The Importance of The Virtuous Life. Tbd.
“At the Intersection of Looking and Touching: Eric Wilson’s Self-Indulgence & Erotic Looking in Art”
“The Veneration of Saint Æthelthryth in Late Anglo-Saxon England: Relics and Liturgy as Body.”
“Is This Sex Afterall?: Understanding the Balthild Ring Bezel, The Iconography of Queenly Identity, and the Depiction of Coitus.”